As They Move to DI, “Success Isn’t A Number” for Merrimack

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Following two consecutive national title runs in DII, the Merrimack Warriors will be entering the DI ranks and joining the NEC in 2020. There is no doubt that the Warriors come into their first year in DI with high expectations and are expected to compete at a very high level, just like they did in DII for many years.  Continue reading “As They Move to DI, “Success Isn’t A Number” for Merrimack”

2020 Schedule Preview: Hobart Statesmen

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The Hobart Statesmen are the 26th DI team to announce their 2020 schedule. Hobart comes into the 2020 season following a 2019 campaign that saw the Statesmen go 11-5 overall, 4-2 in the NEC, and lost to Robert Morris in the NEC Championship game. Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: Hobart Statesmen”

2020 Schedule Preview: Providence Friars

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The Providence Friars are the 24th DI team to release their 2020 schedule. The Friars come into the 2020 season following a 2019 campaign that saw them go 7-9 overall and 3-2 in the Big East. Providence ended their season with a loss to Georgetown in the Big East semifinals.  Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: Providence Friars”

What to Expect From the Next Wave of Conference Realignment?

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Last week, I took a look at the history of conference realignment since the ACC came into existence in 1954. So now let’s take a look at what the future of college lacrosse conference realignment could look like.  Continue reading “What to Expect From the Next Wave of Conference Realignment?”

2020 Schedule Preview: Cleveland State Vikings

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The Cleveland State Vikings are the 22nd team to announce their 2020 schedule. The Vikings come into the 2020 season following a 2019 campaign which saw them go 8-7. Additionally, they will have a new head coach as Andy German took the reigns over the summer after Dylan Sheridan left to become an assistant at Ohio State.  Continue reading “2020 Schedule Preview: Cleveland State Vikings”

Early Contenders: SoCon

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As the calendar turns to November it marks the end of fall ball and the beginning of, essentially, the pre-season for NCAA lacrosse. While it is still early and there is only so much you can take from fall ball scrimmages, let’s take a look at who some of the early contenders in each conference are. Continue reading “Early Contenders: SoCon”

Early Contenders: NEC

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As the calendar turns to November it marks the end of fall ball and the beginning of, essentially, the pre-season for NCAA lacrosse. While it is still early and there is only so much you can take from fall ball scrimmages, let’s take a look at who some of the early contenders in each conference are. Continue reading “Early Contenders: NEC”